The school is giving out an award for the best all-rounder, and Nicky and Noni want to win badly. But when they behave rudely with the school gardener and their bus driver, they come to realize that the prize depends on good manners as well...
Let's take a walk to our past
As you travel through time, dine with Mughal princess Jahanara Begum; have a jugalbandi with Mian Tansen; compete with the nawabs of Chandi Chowk in a kite-flying duel; be a part of Raja Ram Mohan Roy's fight for the girl child's education; revolt with Indian sepoys in ..
In eleven sharp, surprising stories, Neel Patel gives voice to our most deeply held stereotypes and then slowly undermines them. His characters, almost all of whom are first-generation Indian Americans, subvert our expectations that they will sit quietly by. We meet two brothers caught in an elabora..
It is 2002 and young Pablo, a city boy who has mostly lived a sheltered and privileged life in Guwahati, is visiting his ancestral village for his aunt’s wedding. This is his second time in Mayong, in rural Assam, since 1998, when he had come for a few days to attend his father’s best friend’s funer..
In the wake of the Partition, a new country is born. Millions of refugees pour into Pakistan, torn from the lives they have left behind and reeling from the horrors they have witnessed on their hazardous journey. In this welter of chaos and deprivation, Sajidah and her father find their way to the W..
An elderly bureaucrat escapes the world to run a guest house on the banks of India's holiest river, the Narmada, only to find he has made the wrong choice. Too many lives converge here. Among those who disturb his tranquility are a privileged young executive bewitched by a mysterious lover; a novice..
When thirteen-year-old Jai accidentally discovers an old diary hidden in his home, little does he know that it is going to lead to an unravelling of dark secrets from the past--unspoken truths that Jai's grandmother has taken a lifetime to forget.
Meanwhile, in Rawalpindi, fifteen-year-old Inaya get..